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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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September 23, 1998                   Page 7B

 

mrs. belvia gooch wooters

 

            Mrs. Belvia Gooch Wooters, age 85, of Baltimore, Maryland, formerly of union County, Georgia passed away Saturday, September 12, 1998 in Baltimore.

            Mrs. Wooters was born Thursday, November 14, 1912, in Union County, Georgia a daughter of the late William Andrew Gooch and Bel Gilreath Gooch.  She was of the Baptist faith, and had lived in Baltimore for the past 50 years.

            Surviving are her brother, Milton Gooch, of Woodstock, Ga, and her sister, Nell Patterson, of Hendersonville, NC; many nieces and nephews and a host of friends and other relatives also survive.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, September 16, 1998 at 2 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant BAPTIST Church, #2 in Suches, with Rev. Ray Potts officiating.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Glen Gooch, Joe Patterson, John Marr, and Gary Marr.

Cochran Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

 


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September 23, 1998                   Page 7B

 

mr. charles william adams

 

            Mr. Charles William Adams, age 63, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Friday, September 18, 1998 in Murrayville, GA.  Mr. Adams was born Thursday, April 11, 1935, a son of the late Wesley Alex Adams and Nannie Plott Adams.  He was of Baptist Faith.  Mr. Adams had been preceded in death by his father, Wesley Alex Adams; a sister, Margie Belle Adams and a brother, Clarence R. Adams.

            Survivors include his mother, Nannie Plott Adams, of Blairsville; a sister, Clara Adams Hedrick, of Robbinsville, NC; two nieces, Gail Ann Adams Cantrell, of Murrayville; and Charlotte Diane Adams Donaldson, of Tennessee; nephew, Adam Shane Hedrick, of Robbinsville; and a great nephew, Rocky Holbrooks of Blairsville; a host of friends and other relatives also survive.

Memorial services were held Monday, September 21, 1998 at 6:30 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Thomas Freeman Cantrell and Rev. Ray Potts officiating.  Special music was presented by Rev. Blair Stewart.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Towns/Union Humane Society. 

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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September 23, 1998                   Page 7B

 

little miss chelsey hope brown

 

            Little Chelsey Hope Brown, 5 month old infant, of Toby Brown and Alicia Fair, of Blairsville, passed away Sunday, September 13, 1998 in Union County.

            Survivors include her parents Alicia Fair and Toby Brown, Darrian Fair, of Blairsville; maternal grandparents, Nancy Fair of Hiawassee and Gaines Fair of Atlanta; paternal grandparents, Doris Jones, of Blairsville, and Bobby Joe Patterson, of Hayesville, NC; maternal great grandmother, Mina Miller, of Hiawassee; paternal great grandparents, D.L. Ledford and Bennie Lee Ledford, both of Young Harris; a host of friends and other relatives also survive.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 16, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville with Rev. Hubert Legg officiating.  Internment was in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements. 


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September 23, 1998                   Page 7B

 

mr. loyal c. sprayberry

 

Mr.  Loyal C. Sprayberry, age 75, of Blairsville, Georgia passed away at his home Friday, September 18, 1998.

            Mr. Sprayberry was born in Clay County, Alabama, September 22, 1922, a son of the late Rev. William L. and Ora Newell Sprayberry.  Mr. Sprayberry was one of the heroes of WW 11, having been captured and escaped, and having been wounded in action twice for which he was awarded two purple heart medals.  He was a retired corporate auditor for the State of Alabama.  He moved to Blairsville in 1978 from Gadsden, Al.  He was a member and inactive Deacon of Antioch Baptist Church, and active in local community activities.

            Survivors include his wife, Joyce J. Sprayberry of the home; son and daughter-in-law, L. Gene and Louise M. Sprayberry of Blairsville, GA, brothers, Lofton Sprayberry of Troy, Al, Vernon Sprayberry of Delta, Al, and Billy L. Sprayberry of Lineville, Al.; sisters, Irene Daughtery and Visie Ingram of Delta, AL., Audean Miller of Oxford, Al., Betty Lou Mitchell and Nettie Sue Hudson of Lineville, Al. Eunice Newell of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA; grandsons, Wade L. Sprayberry of Blairsville, GA and Kelly G. Sprayberry of Marietta, GA; great grandson, Nathan Wade Sprayberry of Blairsville.  He was preceded in death by sisters, Eva Key, Drucilla Clark and Clara Martin; brothers, Wiley and Ellis Sprayberry; sons, William Thomas and Alan Wade Sprayberry.  many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday, September 20, 1998 at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Smith and Rev. Harold Sangster officiating.  Music was provided by Ted Noelle and Donna Frames.

Serving as pallbearers, Andy Anderson, Andy Chapman, Wead Lewis, Cecil Lance, Bill Drake and James Westberry.  Honorary Pallbearers, David Zeger, Dr. James Locklar, James Bridges, Darin Bridges, Darrell bridges and Danny Bridges.  Internment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardnes in Anniston, Al.

The family respectfully requests, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to American Cancer Society.

Cochran Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 


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September 23, 1998                   Page 7B

 

    mr. steven brent grizzle

 

            Mr. Steven Brent Grizzle, age 24, of Blairsville, Georgia, passed away Thursday, September 10, 1998 in Union County, Georgia, from injuries which he sustained in an automobile accident.

            Mr. Grizzle was born on Tuesday, August 6, 1974, in Union County, Georgia.  He was a lifelong resident of Union County, and was a member of ivy Log Baptist Church.  Brent was a graduate of the class of 1992, Union County High School, and was a member of the Blairsville Jaycees.  He was employed as a foreman with a utility construction business.  Brent was preceded in death by his step-grandfather, Fred Fortenberry.

            Surviving are his parents, J.M. and Doris Grizzle, of Blairsville; his sister and brother-in-law, Shannon and Mike Rice, of South Carolina; paternal grandparents, Arch and Dorothy Grizzle; maternal grandmother, Martha Fortenberry; and maternal grandfather, J.P. Payne; all of Blairsville; many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held Sunday, September 13, 1998 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Cochran Funeral Home in Blairsville with Rev. Jerry Karnes and Rev. Paul Carder officiating.  Special music was presented by The Ivy Log Quartet.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Larry Bergen, JOEL Payne, Glendon Gooch, Aaron Dills, Darin Bridges, and Darrell bridges.  Interment was in Ivy Log Baptist Church Cemetery.

Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of arrangements.